Tyvek

Tyvek has all the printing characteristics of paper, but is made of pure polyethylene fibres randomly laid and compressed to form a remarkably tough material. It is ideal for all printing applications where durability is of prime importance. 

      • Available in reels on application
      • Available in self adhesive
        • Excellent opacity
        • Outstanding bulk to weight ratio 
        • Recyclable
        • Special inks required
        • Synthetic
        • Tear resistant
        • Water resistant
            • Banners  
            • Charts
            • City plans
            • Labels
            • Manuals
            • Maps
            • Racing numbers
            • Signs
            • Tags
            • Templates

            Tyvek is made of HDPE 2 (High Density Polyethylene) and can be mechanically recycled. Tyvek products which are printed, glued, welded or sewn can be recycled without any problem. Tyvek contains no foreign fillers or binders.

             

            Colour

            GSM

            White

            54, 68, 75, 105

            Property

             

            Unit

             

            1057D

            Range (1)

             

            1070D

            Range (1)

            1073D

            Range (1)

            1082D

            Range (1)

            Test Method

            - Basis Weight

            g / m2

            54.0

            53.0 - 58.0

            68.0

            65.0-71.0

            75.0

            72.0 - 78.0

            105.0

            101.5 - 108.5

            ISO 536 (2)

            - Thickness

            µm

            160

            100 - 230

            205

            135 - 275

            205

            135 - 275

            270

            190 - 350

            EN 20534 (4)

            - Tensile MD (3)

            N / 2.54 cm

            140

            120 - 160

            145

            125 - 165

            205

            185 - 225

            290

            260 - 320

            EN ISO 1924-2 (5)

            - Tensile XD (3)

            N / 2.54 cm

            145

            120 - 170

            152

            134 - 170

            215

            190 - 240

            325

            290 - 360

            EN ISO 1924-2 (5)

            - Elongation at Break MD (3)

            %

            14 - 30

            11 – 17

            14 - 21

            16 - 23

            EN ISO 1924-2 (5)

            - Elongation at Break XD (3)

            %

            15 - 30

            14 - 20

            17 - 24

            18 - 26

            EN ISO 1924-2 (5)

            - Tear Elmendorf MD (3)

            N

            4.8

            3.4 - 6.2

             

            5.5

            3.8 - 7.5

            7.7

            5.2 - 10.2

            EN 21974

            - Tear Elmendorf XD (3)

            N

            5.0

            3.8 - 6.3

             

            5.7

            4.5 - 7.0

            7.3

            5.5 - 9.0

            EN 21974

            - Opacity (6)

            %

            96.0

            94.0 - 98.0

            98.5

            97.5- 99.5

            97.0

            96.0 - 98.0

            98.4

            97.4 - 99.4

            ISO 2471 (7)

            - Gurley Porosity

            s

            22

            2 - 42

            -

            -

            -

            -

            -

            -

            ISO 5636/5

            - Internal Bonding

            N / 2.54 cm

            1.6

            1.2 - 2.0

            1.0

            0.7 – 1.3

            1.75

            1.3 - 2.2

            1.7

            1.2 - 2.2

            ASTM D 2724-87 (8)

            - Traitement (9) Corona Antistat

             

             

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            1) Ranges are estimates only for 99.7% of the product based upon roll average standard deviation except thickness ranges which are based on individual specimens

            (2) Sample size 100 cm2

            (3) MD is Machine Direction, XD is Cross Direction

            (4) Surface 2 cm2, pressure 100 kPa

            (5) Modified for speed and length

            (6) 100% is opaque

            (7) Modified for different backing standards

            (8) Modified for speed and gauge length

            (9) Treatments where indicated are applied on both sides        

            All statements, technical information and recommendation are based on tests we believe to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness thereof is not guaranteed, and the following is made in lieu of all warranties of merchantability and fitness for the purpose: Sellers and manufacturer’s only obligation shall be to replace such quantity of the product proved to be defective. Before using, user shall determine the suitability of the product for its intended use, and user assumes all risk and liability whatsoever in connection therewith.